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The Regression in Psychology – What It Is, Why It Happens, and How to Deal With it.

There’s been a lot of talks lately about regression in psychology, so we thought it might be time to break down what it is and why it happens. Psychological regression is a phenomenon that was first observed by Sigmund Freud, who noticed that people with complex mental disorders had a tendency to behave younger than …

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How Environmental Factors Influencing Personality

Personality is not solely determined by genetic characteristics. Heredity provides only the blueprint in terms of chromosomes and genes. However, the ability to operate on that gene is largely dependent on the presence of a suitable environment. For example, a person may have mathematical ability but this ability cannot be refined unless that person is provided …

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Definitions Of Personality

According to Allport (1961) personality is the “dynamic organisation within the individual of those psycho-physical systems that determine his unique adjustment to his environment”. It suggests that a person’s personality “resides” within him or her and that these systems are intertwined into an organisation.Personality is dynamic rather than static, and the organisational pattern affects the …

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SUMMARY OF 8 BEST KNOWN THEORIES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Though many scientists and researchers have approached the study of child development over the last hundred or so years, only a few of the theories have been influential and these are: Freud’s psychosexual stage theory Erikson’s psychosocial stage theory Kohlberg’s moral understanding stage theory Piaget’s cognitive development stage theory Bronfenbrenner’s ecological system theory Freud’s psychosexual …

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10 SIGNIFICANT FACTS ABOUT DEVELOPMENT

To understand the pattern of development, certain fundamental facts must be taken into consideration. Each of these has important implications and is explained as follows: 1. Early foundations are critical Early foundations are critical because attitudes, habits and patterns of behaviour established during early years determine to a large extent how successfully individuals will adjust …

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11 CHARACTERISTICS OF LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT

The life span perspective argues that significant modifications take place throughout development. It consists of the development of humans in multidimensional, multidirectional, plastic, multidisciplinary, and contextual factors. The development involves growth, maintenance and regulation. Changes that occur are interpreted in terms of the requirements of the culture and context of the occurrences. According to Paul …

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CONCEPT OF LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT

Definition of Life Span Development We can define life span development as “The pattern of change that begins at conception and continues through the life cycle.” Lifespan development can also be defined as a methodical, intra-individual change associated with progressions corresponding to age. The development progresses in a manner implicating the level of functioning. Life-span …

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LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT

We can define life span development as “The pattern of change that begins at conception and continues through the life cycle.” Lifespan development can also be defined as a methodical, intra-individual change associated with progressions corresponding to age. The development progresses in a manner implicating the level of functioning. Development describes the growth of humans …

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Nature And 9 General Characteristics of Behaviour

According to psychologists, behaviour is everything or anything that a human being or animal does that can be observed in some way. In other words, behaviour includes all actions and responses of organisms that can be measured directly or indirectly. Behaviour not only means bodily movements but also can include mental and cognitive processes such …

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Allport’s Trait Theory

Gordon Allport was one of the first modern trait theorists. Allport and Henry Odbert worked through two of the most comprehensive dictionaries of the English language available and extracted around 18,000 personality-describing words. From this list, they reduced the number of words to approximately 4,500 personality-describing adjectives which they considered to describe observable and relatively …

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